JAG Physical Therapy announced the addition of two new partners to its practice: Jeff Rigby and Michael Evangelist.
Rigby earned his doctor of physical therapy degree from Seton Hall University and joined the JAG team in spring 2008. He also played professional soccer in both Germany and the United States and coached youth soccer throughout New Jersey at numerous clubs. Rigby currently resides in Midland Park and is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association.
Evangelist has been part of the JAG Physical Therapy team for 10 years, joining after having earned his master’s degree in physical therapy from Northeastern University in 2004. He has since enjoyed rehabilitating a variety of different patients, including high school and college athletes, as well as professional soccer, baseball, hockey and lacrosse athletes. He specializes in sports medicine rehabilitation, including soft tissue massage and joint mobilization techniques from the International Academy of Orthopedic Medicine and Mulligan Techniques. His other specialties include neurological and vestibular rehabilitation, and subspecialties of post-op rehab and Thoracic Outlet Syndrome. Evangelist currently resides in Summit and is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association.
Princeton Public Affairs Group announce dthat Christina Zuk has joined its ranks. Zuk was named to the PolitickerNJ.com Annual “30 Under 30” list of the top young political operatives in the state.
Prior to joining Princeton Public Affairs Group, Zuk served as the director of legislative and political affairs for JNESO, a labor union representing health care workers in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. At JNESO, Zuk oversaw the advancement of every legislative initiative of the 5,000-member union.
In 2013, Zuk served as political director for Barbara Buono’s campaign for governor, where she oversaw outreach and coordination with national and local interest groups, statewide and local elected officials, grassroots supporters and other organizations in support of the Democratic candidate.
She received her undergraduate degree from Rutgers College in both planning & public policy and political science and also holds a Master’s Degree in public affairs and politics from Rutgers University’s Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy.
She currently serves on the executive board of the New Jersey Young Democrats of America as a national committeewoman.
NAI Mertz, a leading full-service commercial real estate firm serving southern New Jersey and greater Philadelphia, announced that Vice President Adam Lashner has earned an SIOR designation from the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors, the leading professional commercial and industrial real estate association. The SIOR designation is a professional symbol of the highest level of knowledge, production and ethics in the real estate industry.
To earn the SIOR Industrial transaction specialist designation, Lashner completed a rigorous training and education process and met several requirements, which included five years of documented industrial real estate brokerage experience; a 70 percent transaction volume-of-business based on gross fee income; formal endorsements from two active SIOR members; completion of coursework through the SIOR Center for Career Advancement; and a pledge to uphold SIOR’s Code of Ethical Principles and Standards of Professional Practice.
Long & Foster Real Estate, the largest family-owned residential real estate company in the United States, has announced that Lauren Perkins has joined its Ocean City offices as a sales associate.
Originally from Burlington County, Perkins and her husband purchased a summer home in Ocean City in 2003 and, after making the area their summer home for 10 years, they moved permanently. Perkins said real estate has been a longtime interest of hers, as she purchased, managed and maintained investment properties, including working in marketing and management positions and as the property manager of a 120-home community.